IRC - Giraglia Race - St.Tropez FRA-Genoa ITA - Day 1

Thursday, June 14, 2018   
 IRC  Giraglia Race  St.Tropez FRAGenoa ITA  Day 1
The Giraglia Race – a Mediterranean classic - started in St.Tropez yesterday. A warm up race took place on Tuesday already, which consisted of a long-distance race from San Remo to St. Tropez and a few short races in the bay of St.Tropez - here all Rankings.
After about 20 hours of racing in the 241-mile Giraglia race, the leading boats have already rounded the Giraglia rocks in northern Corsica and are on their way to the finishing line in Genoa. Early this morning they were just 66 miles to sail and the winner is expected to arrive around noon today. Joint leaders are the Maxi 72 'Caol Ila' by Alex Schaerer GBR and the Wally 100 'Magic Carpet' by Lindsay Owens-Jones GBR. Just 0.1 miles behind the leaders is the second Wally 100 'Tango' with Ole Hansen MON. In the IRC-A classification, Jean-Jacques Chaubard leads SUI with his TP52. Franco Niggeler SUI on his Cookson 50 is currently in 4th place. The Race Tracker and the event website.

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